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Author Connors, Jack.

Title The engines of Pratt & Whitney [electronic resource] : a technical history / Jack Connors ; Ned Allen, editor-in-chief.

Published Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2010.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xviii, 527 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pre-flight briefing -- The early years -- The later piston engine years -- The piston engine experience -- Transition to gas turbines -- WWII ends and turbojet development begins -- Birth of the tow-spool turbojet -- Four more turbojets -- Transition to turbofans -- Higher and faster -- Going commercial -- Challenges and new turbofans -- High-bypass fans -- The modern era -- Looking back 80 years -- Appendix : Pratt & Whitney medallion.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Allen, Ned.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Subject Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Group -- History.
Airplanes -- Motors -- History.
Aircraft gas-turbines -- History.
Jet engines -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781613440445 (electronic bk.)
1613440448 (electronic bk.)